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JEOPARDY! Game - December 11, 2003

Contestants

Molly Strothmann, Graduate student from Norman, OK
Art Seaman, Minister from Kittanning, PA
Patrick Fernan, Government manager from Madison, WI (Returning 3-day champ with $56,200)

JEOPARDY! Round - December 11, 2003

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The number in parentheses preceding the clue denotes the order in which the clue was played.

TRANSPORTATION
'80s SONGS
RAPPIN' WITH THE RAPTORS
THE HIGHEST-SCORING SCRABBLE WORD
AMERICAN HISTORY
"T"EASE ME
$200 - Patrick

(1) In 2003 this country opened the world's longest steel-arched bridge, over the Huangpu River


$200 - Patrick

(10) The song's composer, he says "Every Breath You Take" is "a fairly nasty song" about surveillance & jealousy, not love


$200 - Patrick

(16) (Video of Sarah at the Raptor Center in Sitka, Alaska)
Someone counted, and a typical bald eagle has around 7,000 of these


$200 - Art

(18) Zoom, quiz or heaven


$200 - Art

(15) In the 1830s Isaac Dripps added the cowcatcher to this


$200 - Molly

(25) From the Latin for "protection", it's the fee charged by a college or university for your instruction


$400 - Patrick

(2) It takes about 8 hours to sail through this manmade waterway that links the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans


$400 - Patrick

(9) He wrote his own hits "Shock the Monkey" & "Big Time"


(-$400) - Art

$400 - Molly

(17) These owls of the genus Otus make a distinctive noise that gives them their name


$400 - Molly

(20) Mix, fix or nix


(-$4400) - Patrick

(14) Rather than pay a tax to support a war with this country, Henry David Thoreau went to jail

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $4400


$400 - Patrick

(28) This sensuous dance in 2/4 time originated in Argentina


$600 - Art

(3) It was Thor Heyerdahl's mode of transportation for getting from Peru to Polynesia in 1947


$600 - Triple Stumper

(8) A 1984 song by this group is heard here
(War war is stupid
and people are stupid
And love means nothing
in some strange quarters)


$600 - Art

(19) (Video of Sarah at the Raptor Center in Sitka, Alaska)
This precious bird is one of the two indigenous species of eagle in the United States


$600 - Molly

(21) Jaguar, waves or kilts


$600 - Patrick

(13) In June 1804 he wrote Alexander Hamilton for an explanation on some alleged slurs made on his character


$600 - Patrick

(30) Beginning in 1952, it was network television's first early-morning program


$800 - Patrick

(4) Toyota owners beware -- this is the most stolen car in America


$800 - Triple Stumper

(6) This 1984 song by Corey Hart said, "You got it made with the guy in shades"


(-$800) - Patrick

(23) Raptor subgroups include eagles, falcons & this one that shares its name with a vertical takeoff jet aircraft


(-$800) - Molly

$800 - Art

(22) Butter, milk or cheese


$800 - Patrick

(11) The U.S., though not a member, still sent delegates to this organization's disarmament conference in 1932


$800 - Art

(29) As in sailing, to get upwind while windsurfing you'll have to perform this zigzag back & forth action


$1000 - Patrick

(5) Operating in & around San Francisco & Oakland, BART stands for this


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(7) "Pour Some Sugar on Me" was a 1988 No. 2 hit for this hard rockin' quintet


(-$1000) - Art

$1000 - Patrick

(24) (Video of Jimmy at the Raptor Center in Sitka, Alaska)
Also called duck hawks, these falcons can achieve speeds over 200 miles per hour when diving after their prey


$1000 - Patrick

(26) Poof, quest or wax


$1000 - Molly

(12) John Scopes was fined $100 for his teachings in 1925; Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for doing this in 1872


$1000 - Art

(27) A small freshwater duck, or the blue-green color it bears


Scores at the first commercial break:
Molly: $1,000
Art: $800
Patrick: $0

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Art: $2,800
Patrick: $2,400
Molly: $1,800


Double JEOPARDY! Round - December 11, 2003

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BODIES OF WATER
GO SEE A MOVIE ABOUT A HORSE
READING PEOPLE'S MAIL
THE HAROLD TRIBUNE
SURVIVORS
I-I-I-I
$400 - Molly

(19) On July 26, 1956 Egypt's Nasser seized this waterway from its British & French owners


$400 - Patrick

(2) Tobey Maguire is jockey Red Pollard in this 2003 flick about a down-&-out racehorse


$400 - Patrick

(1) He signed some letters to his daughter "Hackenbush", his character in "A Day at the Races"


$400 - Patrick

(30) "The Birthday Party" playwright


$400 - Patrick

(11) Primo Levi's experiences inspired his book "Survival in" this Nazi camp in Poland


$400 - Art

(16) It's the inflammation of the gums


(-$800) - Art

$800 - Patrick

(24) The Java Trench, at a depth of 25,344 feet, is this ocean's deepest point


$800 - Molly

(3) The title equine of this 2002 animated film is a Kiger mustang, the leader of the Cimarron herd


$800 - Patrick

(7) In 1832 he wrote his sister from S. Amer., "The number of undescribed animals I have taken is very great"


$800 - Patrick

(29) (Video) Big screen funnyman seen here


$800 - Patrick

(13) Some of the 337 survivors of this vessel were later buried at Pearl Harbor with their 1,177 slain shipmates


$800 - Molly

(20) On Dec. 10, 1817 it entered the Union as the 20th state


(-$1200) - Art

(17) Guanabara Bay, on which this South American city lies, was originally called the River of January

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1200


$1200 - Molly

(4) Robert Redford played the title character, a Montana rancher who is a mystical horse healer, in this 1998 film


$1200 - Molly

(10) "West from Home" is a collection of her letters while visiting her daughter Rose Wilder Lane in San Francisco


$1200 - Patrick

(28) Chicago's first African-American mayor


$1200 - Molly

(15) (Video) Hey, I'm Jeff Probst. This woman, the subject of a musical, not only survived the Titanic but commanded a lifeboat


$1200 - Molly

(21) In this early '90s video game by Sid Meier, you built "an empire to stand the test of time"


$1600 - Art

(18) Although not one of Australia's longest rivers, it became famous in an 1890s poem about a "man from" it


$1600 - Molly

(5) Passionate about horses, Elizabeth Taylor wins one in a town lottery in this 1944 classic


(-$1600) - Patrick

$1600 - Molly

(9) "The Republic of Letters" collects the letters of these 2 consecutive Virginia-born Presidents


$1600 - Art

(27) In 1957 he followed Sir Anthony Eden as Prime Minister of Great Britain


$1600 - Molly

(12) The statements of Louise Weasel Bear & other survivors of the 1890 massacre at this site were published in 1940


$1600 - Molly

(22) It's the process of converting data into a form that can be used by computers


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) South Africa's longest river, it was named in honor of a Dutch prince in the late 1700s


$2000 - Molly

(6) The 1994 film of this Anna Sewell tale was narrated by the title horse


$1000 - Patrick

(8) His "Selected Letters" include missives from Damascus, Cairo, Aqaba, Jidda & Oxford

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(26) This Secretary of the Interior served all the way through FDR's Presidency


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(14) Auguste Ciparis survived this volcano's 1902 eruption on Martinique & later toured with the circus


$2000 - Molly

(23) Voters who "take" this can propose their own Constitutional amendment


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Molly: $19,000 (Lock game)
Patrick: $7,800
Art: $4,400


Final JEOPARDY!

SCULPTURE
In 1504 a statue of this man over 13 feet tall was unveiled in Piazza Della Signoria

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Art: $4,400 + $1,600
Patrick: $7,800 - $1,001
Molly: $19,000 + $1,000


Final Scores
Molly: $20,000
Patrick: $6,799
Art: $6,000

Molly: $19,000 (18 right, includes 2 rebounds; 1 wrong)
Patrick: $13,200 (23 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Art: $5,600 (10 right; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $37,800

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